Currently browsing "Cognition"

How Can Data Collection Help Psychological Science?

One of the Theme Programs at the 2014 APS Annual Convention examines how data collection can benefit psychological science and how psychological scientists can contribute to it. ... More>


Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?


Why Do Giraffes Have Long Necks?

Anyone who has seen this majestic creature in the wild, nibbling away at the top of an acacia tree, has to marvel at the wonder of evolution. The giraffe’s long […]... More>


Under Stress, We Ignore the Negative Possibilities

When they're under pressure, people making difficult decisions tend to give more weight to the upsides than to the potential risks, studies show. ... More>


‘I Shall Wear The Bottoms of My Trousers Rolled’